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Two men greeting each other with a hongi, 1944

Reference Number: 1/4-001068-F

Two men greeting each other with a hongi. One of them holds a taiaha. In the background is a Drake Brothers bus. Taken in 1944, possibly at Opotiki.Original caption reads: "Most visitors to the hui came by buses and service cars. Here a visitor (right) receives the hongi, traditional salute of Maori greeting."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Drake Brothers, Taiaha, Hongi and Men, Maori.

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service572. Maori. Hongi. 1944(PFP-001412)

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